Perelman School of Medicine

Child Abuse Expert Hired for Philadelphia's DHS

July 2, 2010

Cindy Christian of the School of Medicine and Safe Place, the Center for Child Protection and Health, is appointed child-abuse expert at the Philadelphia Department of Human Services.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Guarding Against Medical Conflicts of Interest

June 30, 2010

Penn Medicine is cited for its strict conflict of interest policy.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Tanning-Bed Enthusiasts Say Tax Won't Deter Them

July 1, 2010

William James of the School of Medicine says tanning beds pose a risk for cancer.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Five Reasons To Be Careful About Cannabis

June 25, 2010

Marina Goldman of the School of Medicine discusses marijuana side effects.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

Is the “Synthetic Cell” About Life?

July 1, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine debates synthetic life’s larger implications.

Article Source: The Scientist

A Bid to Shorten Shifts for Novice Doctors

June 29, 2010

Lisa Bellini of the School of Medicine comments on the debate surrounding the length of medical student residency shifts.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Worried About a Moody Teen?

June 29, 2010

Guy Diamond of the School of Medicine discusses teen-behavior patterns.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Why Gay Men Can't Donate Blood

June 29, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses blood-donation regulations.

Get Moving: Cancer Survivors Urged to Exercise

June 29, 2010

Kathryn Schmitz of the School of Medicine says keeping an exercise regimen helps the overall health of cancer patients.

Article Source: Associated Press

Promise Seen for Detection of Alzheimer’s

June 23, 2010

Hank Kung of the School of Medicine is cited for his Alzheimer’s diagnostic research.

Article Source: New York Times